A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Breaking News: What's with all of the SPAM on Craftster?  Click here to find out what happened!
Total Members: 307,171
Currently Running With Scissors:
450 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: backpack  (Read 1109 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
lizzyemmcreith
« on: April 11, 2011 04:23:53 PM »

Hey! I took a weaving class this winter and had the opportunity to make something. I decided to make a backpack, since place mats and dishcloths are boring. I decided to make a striped warp and use grey for the weft. i used a thicker cotton as the weft because I wanted it to go quickly, so due to limited colors i had to do a grey weft and make the warp colorful, rather than the other way around. The straps are the sampler I made at the beginning to lean different patterns and how to change color etc.
here it is:

and the back:

Thanks!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Indigo
Indigoing
Indigone
Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2011 03:43:18 AM »

Very colourful.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
graced
Offline Offline

Posts: 929
Joined: 24-Jul-2006

Whatever! (Philippians 4:8)


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2011 05:40:30 AM »

Love the colors! If I"m going to learn to make something, I figure it has to make me happy AND be useful. Your project does both! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Words to craft by: Un homme a cheval va jamais voir ca...  "A man on horseback will never notice that."
cgarton
« Reply #3 on: June 09, 2011 07:47:02 AM »

That looks fantastic! What was the sewing process like?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Magazine editor by day; fearless crafter by night.
lizzyemmcreith
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2011 10:46:38 AM »

Sewing it wasn't hard, it was only a few seams. The biggest problem was that my machine could hardly sew through more than 2 layers of the fabric. I only broke 1 needle though!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Indigo
Indigoing
Indigone
francorios
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2011 02:22:57 PM »

Bravo! Nicely done!

Have a good day!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
Organize Your Dorm Room Like a Pro
Autistic Behaviors Are Human Behaviors
Short Stories Analysis: Characterization and Archetype
Short Stories Analysis: Textual Evidence
5 Silo-Busting Business Practices for Success
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Star Chandelier
May 4, 2016 Featured Projects
I propose a toast!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.